Anton Naumkin, a 27-year-old Suffern resident and Michael Punch, a 25-year-old Pomona resident, are charged with burglary and criminal mischief for allegedly stealing copper wiring from a home in Monsey.
On Wednesday August, 26 at about 3 p.m. Ramapo Detectives observed a suspicious vehicle parked on Kupperman Lane in Monsey. Detectives with assistance from the Anti-Crime Unit and the patrol force determined that a burglary was in progress at 73 Carlton Rd. Two males were observed exiting the home with a large bag and a recycling pail containing copper and wiring. As the officer approached the suspects they dropped the property and began running towards Carlton Rd.
Naumkin was arrested by officers near Carlton Rd and Punch was arrested by Ramapo Detectives after a foot pursuit through a wooded area between College Rd. and Kupperman Ln.
Both suspects were charged with:
Burglary 3rd degree (Class D felony)
Criminal Mischief 3rd degree (Class E felony)
Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th degree (Class A misdemeanor)
Possession of Burglar Tools (Class A misdemeanor)